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K&L Gates Practices and Lawyers Recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2022 Edition

8 June 2022

Global law firm K&L Gates LLP has been ranked in more than 30 practice areas in The Legal 500 United States 2022 edition, with the firm’s accolades again including Tier 1 rankings in the M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m) and Transport: shipping - litigation and regulation categories. The edition also recommends 115 K&L Gates lawyers as leading practitioners. Published annually, The Legal 500 rankings recognize the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.

As a firm, K&L Gates was recognized in the following categories:

  • Alternative/hedge funds
  • Construction (including construction litigation)
  • Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense: advice to corporates
  • Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense: advice to individuals
  • Delaware counsel 
  • E-discovery
  • Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design
  • Energy: renewable/alternative power
  • Energy litigation: conventional power
  • Energy litigation: oil and gas
  • Energy regulation: conventional power
  • Energy regulation: oil and gas
  • Energy transactions: conventional power
  • Environment: litigation
  • Environment: regulatory
  • Fintech
  • General commercial disputes
  • Government contracts
  • Government relations
  • Healthcare: service providers
  • Insurance: advice to policyholders 
  • M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)
  • Mutual/registered/exchange-traded funds
  • Outsourcing
  • Private equity buyouts
  • Private equity funds (including venture capital)
  • Real estate
  • Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate 
  • Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)
  • Transport: aviation and air travel - finance 
  • Transport: shipping - litigation and regulation

Along with the firm’s rankings, 14 K&L Gates lawyers were identified by The Legal 500 as either a “Leading Individual,” “Next Generation Partner,” or “Rising Star” in their respective practice areas. These lawyers, and the categories in which they are recognized, were:

K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals.

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